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#1941593 - 08/12/12 07:04 PM New C.Bechstein Concert 8
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I ordered a new C.Bechstein Concert 8 today. They will start making my piano next week so i wondered what you guys payed for your new concert 8? I still dont know if i got a good price laugh

im super happy anyway laugh


Edited by Lord Blackmourne (08/12/12 07:12 PM)

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#1941618 - 08/12/12 08:08 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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Lord Blackmourne,

I can tell you that you are ordering a very fine instrument. I cannot help with pricing but please enjoy your new piano!!

(We require pictures upon delivery, you know)
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#1941627 - 08/12/12 08:21 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Rich Galassini]
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#1943862 - 08/16/12 02:14 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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I paid 33 300 euros for a new black polished concert 8. Is that a good deal? cant someone else here tell me what you paid?


Edited by Lord Blackmourne (08/25/12 10:53 AM)

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#1943867 - 08/16/12 02:18 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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Originally Posted By: Lord Blackmourne
I paid 33 300 dollars for a new black polished concert 8. Is that a good deal? cant someone else here tell me what you paid?
There is a good chance that no PW member has recently purchased this particular piano. Not much point concerning yourself with the price at this point.


Edited by pianoloverus (08/16/12 02:18 PM)

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#1943871 - 08/16/12 02:22 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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Dude, there is 66 000 members. At least 5 is bound to have purchased one this year.


Edited by Lord Blackmourne (08/16/12 02:22 PM)

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#1943878 - 08/16/12 02:28 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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A piano ordered specially is likely to have less of a discount than one bought off the floor. Comparing prices may be deceptive because of that.

In any case, nothing is worse for the soul than shopping for something after you have bought it. Just enjoy the piano!
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#1943884 - 08/16/12 02:34 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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ofc i stopped shopping for pianos. I dont even care if i paid overprice. I am so [censored] happy anyways. But i thought it would be interesting to see what you guys paid.

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#1943887 - 08/16/12 02:36 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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yes. That is a good price for the Concert 8.
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#1943907 - 08/16/12 02:58 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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Originally Posted By: Lord Blackmourne
Dude, there is 66 000 members. At least 5 is bound to have purchased one this year.


I wouldn't bet on it. Not by a long shot.

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#1943956 - 08/16/12 03:47 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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Originally Posted By: Lord Blackmourne
Dude, there is 66 000 members. At least 5 is bound to have purchased one this year.
Do you think they've all read this thread?

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#1943975 - 08/16/12 04:30 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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I'd be surprised if Bechstein sold 5 concert 8's worldwide in the last year. Just an uneducated guess though...
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#1944002 - 08/16/12 05:11 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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i played a bechstein academy series once and it was one of the best uprights sound wise i ever heard.. although ive played mainly asian uprights.. and a few schimmels and schulze pollmans.. that concert 8 is probably going to be out of this world.

Lord Blackmourne.. you wouldnt happen to live in southern california would you? i would love to here it played in person.

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#1944011 - 08/16/12 05:32 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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call me a skeptic, but i think 'lord blackmourne' is doing this, y'all...

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#1944013 - 08/16/12 05:35 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Entheo]
Lord Blackmourne Offline
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Originally Posted By: Entheo
call me a skeptic, but i think 'lord blackmourne' is doing this, y'all...





you think im lying? or what are you implying?

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#1944038 - 08/16/12 06:29 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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lying? dunno. not too many folks come around here calling the members "dudes" and don't know when to use plural vs. singular verbs...

Originally Posted By: Lord Blackmourne
Dude, there is 66 000 members. At least 5 is bound to have purchased one this year.


... and yet they order a new bechstein from the factory.

we had a guy who fessed up to hacking his brother's account and doing something similar about a year ago. did you decide to just create your own account this time?
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#1944046 - 08/16/12 06:40 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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haha... is this how you treat new people to this forum who do not speak English as their first language? pathetic. Are you jealous that I can afford it or what?

i will post a picture of it when the piano arrives and you are gonna apologize to me laugh

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#1944137 - 08/16/12 10:26 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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Life would be so simple and boring if PW posters would identify themselves and tell where they come from. smile

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#1944228 - 08/17/12 01:33 AM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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The C. Bechstein Concert 8 is priced between 34,000 and 38,000 Euros in Germany, so yea, you got a great deal.
Cheers.

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#1944489 - 08/17/12 01:23 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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Originally Posted By: Lord Blackmourne
haha... is this how you treat new people to this forum who do not speak English as their first language? pathetic. Are you jealous that I can afford it or what?

i will post a picture of it when the piano arrives and you are gonna apologize to me laugh


How would we know your native language. Your profile is empty.

Using childish, and overly familiar, phrases with people you don't know -- "hey dude" -- won't endear you to many.

Going on the attack, "are you jealous," is a guarantee to bother people, even if you think you were provoked.

Oh, and having a thin skin like that is another way to get ignored very quickly.

Enjoy your piano when it arrives.
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#1944507 - 08/17/12 01:58 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Piano*Dad]
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Originally Posted By: Piano*Dad
Originally Posted By: Lord Blackmourne
haha... is this how you treat new people to this forum who do not speak English as their first language? pathetic. Are you jealous that I can afford it or what?

i will post a picture of it when the piano arrives and you are gonna apologize to me laugh


How would we know your native language. Your profile is empty.

Using childish, and overly familiar, phrases with people you don't know -- "hey dude" -- won't endear you to many.

Going on the attack, "are you jealous," is a guarantee to bother people, even if you think you were provoked.

Oh, and having a thin skin like that is another way to get ignored very quickly.

Enjoy your piano when it arrives.


My point is that you cant have english as your first language if you type like me, and plays piano. If you cant figure that out you are not very smart.

dude is not childish its used IN VARIOUS AGE GROUPS... do you know anything? It was even made for and by adults.

"The word dude is an American English slang term generally used informally to address or refer to somebody and was once used primarily by adults but this has become a common slang term used in various age groups."

People dont use "are you jealous" because they are provoked. They use it to find out why you seemed to provoke someone a whole lot.

i dont have thin skin. You think people that defend them self have thin skin? That seems weird. It is the people that stand up for what is right that are the heroes. We are the ones that have the thickest skin of all.


Edited by Lord Blackmourne (08/17/12 02:00 PM)

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#1944513 - 08/17/12 02:14 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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If I'd had around 33,000€ to blow on an upright I would have tried out a Bluthner B and the new S, a Steingraeber 138, a Grotrian Concertino, a Bosendorfer and a Pfeiffer - but perhaps you did.
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#1944547 - 08/17/12 03:39 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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Originally Posted By: Lord Blackmourne
I paid 33 300 dollars for a new black polished concert 8. Is that a good deal? cant someone else here tell me what you paid?


33,000 dollars, euros, or what??????

Just curious - why did you decide to spend so much on an upright as opposed to buying a grand? Space considerations?

Nevertheless, I'm sure it is a wonderful instrument !!
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#1944568 - 08/17/12 04:06 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: carey]
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Originally Posted By: carey
Originally Posted By: Lord Blackmourne
I paid 33 300 dollars for a new black polished concert 8. Is that a good deal? cant someone else here tell me what you paid?


33,000 dollars, euros, or what??????

Just curious - why did you decide to spend so much on an upright as opposed to buying a grand? Space considerations?

Nevertheless, I'm sure it is a wonderful instrument !!


opps. Ofc I meant euros, my mistake. I just think grand pianos looks so ugly. I've always considered grand pianos to be fake and upright to be the real deal. But I did check out some grands but in the end i just hate them to much.

Upright is a more royal instrument and just plain better.

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#1944585 - 08/17/12 04:31 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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Originally Posted By: Lord Blackmourne
Originally Posted By: carey
Originally Posted By: Lord Blackmourne
I paid 33 300 dollars for a new black polished concert 8. Is that a good deal? cant someone else here tell me what you paid?


33,000 dollars, euros, or what??????

Just curious - why did you decide to spend so much on an upright as opposed to buying a grand? Space considerations?

Nevertheless, I'm sure it is a wonderful instrument !!


opps. Ofc I meant euros, my mistake. I just think grand pianos looks so ugly. I've always considered grand pianos to be fake and upright to be the real deal. But I did check out some grands but in the end i just hate them to much.

Upright is a more royal instrument and just plain better.



Wow. Congratulations! I've read thousands upon thousands of posts on PW over the last 6 years and this truly takes first prize as the most ridiculous post I've ever read here. It's obvious that you have more money than you know how to spend intelligently.
Or as it was suggested earlier, you're just a sock puppet having fun wasting people's time. If that's the case then hey, knock yourself out.
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#1944587 - 08/17/12 04:39 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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Originally Posted By: Lord Blackmourne
I just think grand pianos looks so ugly. I've always considered grand pianos to be fake and upright to be the real deal. But I did check out some grands but in the end i just hate them to much.

Upright is a more royal instrument and just plain better.


Faker or nutter. Either way, a waste of space. Ignore him.
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#1944601 - 08/17/12 04:56 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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take it easy. that is just my opinion.

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#1944605 - 08/17/12 05:00 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: EssBrace]
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Originally Posted By: EssBrace
Originally Posted By: Lord Blackmourne
I just think grand pianos looks so ugly. I've always considered grand pianos to be fake and upright to be the real deal. But I did check out some grands but in the end i just hate them to much.

Upright is a more royal instrument and just plain better.


Faker or nutter. Either way, a waste of space. Ignore him.


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#1944630 - 08/17/12 05:31 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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well.. your definitely going to have to show pics now.. or ban.. j/k

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#1944637 - 08/17/12 05:40 PM Re: New C.Bechstein Concert 8 [Re: Lord Blackmourne]
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Yeah I will post pictures when it arrives between w.36 - 38.

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